Issuance of banknotes and coins – policy and operations (with regard to the euro area)

Application deadline

21 January 2022


Participants of this online course will have the opportunity to get a broad overview of all aspects of cash management specific to banknotes and coins. The online course will also serve as a convenient forum for an initial exchange of experts’ views from central bankers worldwide.


  • Issuance of euro cash and responsibilities for banknotes and coins in Europe and in Germany
  • Banknotes and coins used in the cash cycle
  • Euro banknotes and coins in circulation – current situation
  • Forecasting demand
  • Banknote printing
  • Innovative new coin products
  • Cash recycling / common rules
  • Cash processing machines in use
  • Ergonomical and efficient approaches
  • Challenges for the future

Target group

This online course is aimed at those new to roles in central bank cash departments who would like to start by gaining an overview of the field, through to more experienced experts wishing to deepen their knowledge and learn about the approach taken in Europe, including a close look at the Bundesbank.

The online course will be of particular interest to central banks wishing to join the euro area or interested in the approach to cash supply applied by central banks.

Technical requirements

Computer with microphone, camera, speakers or headphones; an up-to-date internet browser.

Online application

Please apply online by clicking on the registration button within the application period. 

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